The early second hit in trauma management augments the proinflammatory immune response to multiple injuries.
Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, Charité-University Hospitals Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany. [email protected]
- Published Article
The Journal of trauma
- Publication Date
Jun 01, 2007
Immediate surgical treatment of patients with multiple injuries augments the proinflammatory immune response in the early phase of recovery as determined by increased IL-6 and sTREM-1 plasma levels. If not required solely for damage control, the early second hit from additional surgical stress might promote posttraumatic complications by surcharging the innate immune response to injury.
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